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Our Favorite Holiday Events


Let’s face it, if you live by the beach, chances are you're a summer person. You probably long for the sun, sand and the sound of the ocean crashing on the surf all winter long.

Nubble lighthouse at night with Christmas lights


But thanks to the magic of the holidays, you can’t help but dream of a White Christmas filled with caroling, hot chocolate by the fire and of course Nubble Lighthouse perfectly dressed for the occasion.


Lucky for us Southern Mainers there’s never a lack of anything to do this time of year. Here are some of our favorites!




Christmas PreludeNovember 30th-December 10th, various times

Highlights: Dining, Shopping, Decorations, Fireworks and More!

Fire + Ice: December 8th-December 9th

Highlights: Blazing Bonfires, Ice Bars & Sculptures, Local Food, Live Music



It's All About ME!! Holiday Shopping Weekends: November 3rd -4th, November 10th-11th, November 17th-18th & December 1st- 2nd

Highlights: Shoppers staying at a participating hotel will receive a complimentary "It's All About Me" tote bag, filled with coupons and offers from the Kittery Outlet stores.

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus: December 15th from 8:30-10:30am

Highlights: Breakfast, Hot Chocolate and Santa 


NEW CASTLE, New Hampshire

New Castle Vintage Christmas Fair: December 2nd from 8:00am-1:30pm

Highlights: Food, Handmade Crafts and Mr. & Mrs. Claus



Christmas by the Sea: December 8th-December 10th, various times

Highlights: Tree Lighting, Visit with Santa, Fireworks and Parade


PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire

Christmas in Portsmouth: Events happening through the month of December 

HighlightsIrving Berlin’s White Christmas, The Musical, Candlelight Stroll, Gingerbread House Contest



Southern Maine Christmas Parade: December 10th at 2:00pm

Highlights: Floats, Fun and the Man in the Big Red Suit



Lighting of the NubbleNovember 25th from 4:30-7:00pm

Highlights: Live Music, Hot Chocolate, Lighting of Nubble Lighthouse and a Visit from Santa Claus

Polar Express Presented by Williams Realty Partners (That's US!): November 30th-December 1st

Highlights: PJs, Hot Chocolate and Stella the Trolley!

Festival of Fostering Trees: November 30th-December 3rd

Highlights: Themed Christmas trees that are fun to look at and event more fun to win!

Christmas Tea: December 2nd 12:00-4:00pm

Highlights: Tea and desserts by the fireside

Festival of Lights ParadeDecember 2nd from 3:30-5:30pm

Highlights: The Polar Express (presented by WRP), Breakfast with Santa, Festival of Gingerbread Houses, Sing-a-long and more! 


Williams Realty Partners of Keller Williams Coastal and Lakes & Mountains is the #1 KW Team in Maine. We strive to provide an exceptional experience to all our clients, whether they are buying, selling, or investing in real estate. The team can be reached at 1-207-351-8188.


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